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GCU research on alcohol and LGBTQ+ people inspires new KinderStrongerBetter campaign

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) research demonstrating that alcohol is central to the gay scene and to LGBTQ+ social life in Scotland is the inspiration behind a new health campaign.

Calling all gay and bisexual men to take part in vital survey on impact of social distancing

Gay and bisexual men are being urged to get involved in the first online survey of its kind looking into the impact of Coronavirus social distancing on their mental health.

Professor at the heart of hospital independent review

The University’s Professor Billy Hare has been praised for his part in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Independent Review.

Recognising the Armed Forces

Glasgow Caledonian University will mark Armed Forces Day and Reserves Day with the thoughts and thanks of the whole GCU community.

University develops tool to prioritise cyber threats

Dr Mehdi Yousefi and Riccardo Lazzarini, of GCU’s School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment, have developed a tool which helps organisations triage cyber threats and focus their resources on the most critical.

GCU puts TV and film sustainability centre stage

Glasgow Caledonian University is taking action to help cut the carbon footprint of future television and film productions.

University develops life-saving virtual reality game

A university-developed virtual reality (VR) game could help save the lives of wind turbine technicians who are at risk of fatal accidents or serious injury without regular refresher training.

Your Principal and Student President stand together against racism

The University community of staff and students at Glasgow Caledonian University stand firmly together against racism in all its forms.

The eyes have it

Glasgow Caledonian University’s excellence in vision science has been recognised with a top ranking in the latest Complete University Guide, which rated GCU first in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmology and Orthoptics.

COVID-19 puts "European solidarity at risk"

Covid-19 has put the solidarity between EU countries at risk, according to a new study.

University to shape future of UK's student mental health support

Glasgow Caledonian University is to help shape the future of mental health support for students across the UK.

Demand for emergency food increasing as pressure mounts on volunteers

‚ÄčThe demand for emergency food supplies sparked by COVID-19 is continuing to increase amid growing concern about the wellbeing of food bank volunteers, according to new research published by Glasgow Caledonian University.